ŠKODA KODIAQ Laurin & Klement: the large SUV’s range topping variant

ŠKODA KODIAQ Laurin & Klement: the large SUV’s range topping variant

› ŠKODA KODIAQ Laurin & Klement comes with distinct design details and a particularly extensive range of comfort features
› Classy ambience for up to seven occupants
› Company founders Václav Laurin and Václav Klement gave the Laurin & Klement trim level its name
› Progressive power steering as standard

Mladá Boleslav/Geneva, 5 March 2018 – ŠKODA AUTO is introducing the ŠKODA KODIAQ’s new range-topping variant, Laurin & Klement, which was named by company founders Laurin and Klement. The ŠKODA KODIAQ Laurin & Klement treats up to seven occupants to a particularly extensive range of equipment and high degree of comfort as standard. The range-topping version of the large SUV is celebrating its world premiere at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. Full-LED headlights, a radiator grille with vertical slats and a chrome surround, 19-inch ‘Sirius’ alloy wheels and model-specific front and rear bumpers emphasise the stylish appearance of the model. The elegant interior impresses with leather seat covers and Piano Black decorative details.

The ŠKODA KODIAQ’s highest trim level, Laurin & Klement, is characterised by an elegant design and premium equipment. ŠKODA’s new top-of-the-range ŠKODA KODIAQ thus offers the ultimate driving experience. The ŠKODA KODIAQ Laurin & Klement follows in the footsteps of company founders Václav Laurin and Václav Klement, meeting their quality aspiration: “Only the best is good enough for our customers.” Starting in 1895, the Czech mobility pioneers had first worked on the construction of bicycles, before unveiling their first self-developed car in 1905. Their company then merged with ŠKODA Works in 1925.

Style, comfort and elegance

As standard in the ŠKODA KODIAQ Laurin & Klement:

› Full-LED headlights with Light Assist
› 19-inch ‘Sirius’ alloy wheels    
› Electric tailgate
› Area-View system with four cameras and 360° all-round visibility
› Front and rear bumpers with unique design, radiator grille with chrome surround
› Body-coloured side sills
› Electric, heated wing mirrors with a dimming function, Boarding Spots (puddle lights) and Blind Spot Detect; rear-view mirror with automatic dimming function and rain sensor
› Tinted rear window and rear side windows (SunSet)
› Roof rails in matt silver, ‘Laurin & Klement’ badges on the front wings, door sills with KODIAQ lettering
› Progressive power steering (adjustable steering ratio provides assistance when manoeuvring into parking spaces and in fast corners)
› Leather seat covers in black or beige with Laurin & Klement logo
› Ambient lighting which can be set to one of ten colours
› Three-spoke multifunction leather steering wheel
› Aluminium pedals
› Electrically adjustable driver’s seat including memory function
› Canton sound system (550 watt, ten speakers)

‘Simply Clever’ features

The selection of ‘Simply Clever’ features includes automatically deploying door-edge protection, an electric child safety lock for the rear doors, a retractable boot cover, the Sleep Comfort package, umbrellas in the front doors and an ice scraper in the fuel filler flap.

Infotainment and connectivity

The mobile online services from ŠKODA Connect are extensive additions to the infotainment offering. The Infotainment Online Services provide information and entertainment and the Care Connect Services provide support in numerous situations as well as remote vehicle access. Online Traffic Information is an important element of the Mobile Online Services: it displays the current traffic flow on the selected journey and suggests alternative routes in the event of a traffic jam. In addition, the services provide information about nearby petrol stations, parking spaces, news and the weather.

The Care Connect Services include the automatic Emergency Call, which connects to an emergency call centre when a restraint system has been deployed or can also be operated manually; the Proactive Service, which can be used to arrange a vehicle service; and Remote Access, which allows the driver to remotely access information about vehicle data via the ŠKODA Connect app on their smartphone.

In conjunction with the Amundsen or Columbus infotainment systems, up to eight mobile devices can be paired using the Wi-Fi hotspot. The In-Car Communication system relays the driver’s voice to the rear speakers.

Advanced driver assistance systems for improved safety and driving comfort

Discover ŠKODA’s assistance systems in the interactive graphics below. Click on the buttons above the graphics to display the relevant systems. Click on the numbers for a description of the system.

Find out more about the ŠKODA KODIAQ’s driver assistance systems on the ŠKODA Storyboard website (‘Driver assistance systems’ section): https://www.skoda-storyboard.com/en/press-releases/new-skoda-kodiaq-press-kit/

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Silke Rosskothen
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